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Yiming He

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Harvard May Endorse Alternate Rankings

Harvard is considering providing financial support to a system of evaluating colleges that would rely on descriptions, not numerical rankings,

U.N. Revises HIV Prevalence Estimates

CORRECTION APPENDED The Joint United Nations Program for HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) acknowledged last week that it had overestimated the prevalence of

Memorial Steps Host Iraq War Vigil

Tiny tealights flickered on the steps of Memorial Church last night, the wind choking a flame every now and then,

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Math Department Celebrates Transcendental Ratio

For lovers of pi, their love knows no limits—transcending languages, flavors, and art forms. Yesterday marked the Mathematics Department’s seventh

Chinese Web Site Rips Off Facebook

You can follow your friends’ activities on the “news feed,” you can post on their “wall,” and you can do

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In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
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Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
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Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

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What We Forget About School: School